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Embracing the Future: Remote Work and Telecommunications

In the current evolving professional world, the combination of remote work and telecommunications is revolutionising how we work and live. This isn't just a temporary shift; it's a complete transformation in our approach to work-life integration, offering significant benefits and new challenges. The Remote Work Revolution Remote work has grown exponentially, changing the age-old definition of 'office work'. Advances in…

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Get Connected and Not Caught Up

The FlexxiHost Cloud Hosted PABX is the simplest solution for a company’s communication needs. In the month of August, we will focus on FlexxiHost our Cloud/Hosted telephony system. If you feel limited with your on-site PBX, keep reading! At SPOC we keep up with technology and communication trends so you don't have to. Our solutions, hardware and services are designed to enhance collaboration…

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Understanding Cell Phone signals and why you have weak signal.

Ever wondered how your cell phone receives connection and why you struggle to connect in certain areas? Your mobile device uses radio waves to transmit signals to a network of base stations. The radio waves used by mobile devices are part of the electromagnetic wave spectrum and travel at the speed of light. Signal Bars on Your Phone and What…

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Why you should have a Festive greeting on your business phone system

HO. HO......OH.  The festive season is upon us, and if you are like most businesses, you will be using your telephony system to spread the festive spirit. A professionally recorded greeting can help create an enjoyable festive season for your clients. To ensure that your message gets through to your audience, it should be audible and professional-sounding. What information you…

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Tips For Using Video Surveillance in Your Office

Tips For Using Video Surveillance in Your Office Workplace Cameras and Surveillance When you operate a business, you must protect your interests. It makes sense to use video as part of your security practices. Surveillance video allows you to keep an eye out on what’s happening in your business both when you’re there and when you’re away. The Benefits of…

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Is Your Internet Connection Affecting Your VoIP Call Quality?

A poor internet connection is often the reason for experiencing issues with your VoIP service. Is your Internet Connection Affecting your VoIP Call Quality? While VoIP solutions offer a huge benefit over analogue lines, there is one issue often overlooked. The quality of your VoIP services will depend on the quality of your internet connection. Due to the nature of…

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On-Premise PBX vs Hosted PBX Systems

When choosing the right PBX telephone system for your business, there is a choice of two options: 1. Cloud-based (hosted) 2. On-premise PBX. But what is the difference between the two and how do you choose? What’s the difference between hosted and on-site PBX systems? On-premise PBX systems is located on the company premises, and all calls and software operate…

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The Epochalyps…

Why the year 2038 is not just another normal year Besides love and death, time is arguably one of the most-loved subjects by poets. Now, poets and the world of data and computing don’t traditionally go together. Where time (or at least the representation of time) is concerned, however, a healthy respect for it is due, because as the poets…

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Why Facebook went down

A look at how the system can fail Facebook is a big company, with a lot of very smart people that keep it running smoothly and make sure its users can stay connected to its network and their social media lives. So how does it happen that such a big company, with so many smart people, effectively disconnected itself from…

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Advantages of VoIP

It is difficult to imagine, but 2022 will mark 30 years since the first GSM phone (the early version of the cell phone for younglings that don’t know) was sold in South Africa. The revolutionary Orbitel 901 was the car phone that received the first SMS, and that’s about it. No memory, no connectivity, no idea what bandwidth is, and…

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